The hanja listed to the right is the most common form. There are also 'Bae' without the stem on top (裴), though they were actually variants of each other. The common question when two people of Bae family name meet is, "Does your pear(in Korean also pronounced 'Bae')have a stem or not?"
List of famous Baes
Bae Doona (배두나, born 1979), b. 1979, South Korean model and actress.
Bae Eun-sik (배은식), South Korean actor who often portrays Kim Jong-il
Pae Gil-Su (배길수, born 1972), b. 1972, North Korean gymnast.